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COPD (INACTIVE)

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  • Joyce M. Vogelsang, homemaker

    Joyce M. Vogelsang, homemaker
    Joyce M. Vogelsang, a homemaker and avid sports fan, died Friday of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Carroll Hospice Center's Dove House in Westminster. She was 85. Born and raised in Baltimore, the former Joyce Millicent Pruett was a graduate of...
  • Rising temperatures increase health risks

    Rising temperatures increase health risks
    Summer is almost here, and with it likely some blistering hot days. A recent study suggests the elderly should beware when the temperature spikes, because they face an increased risk of winding up in the emergency room short of breath on those days. And...
  • John Joseph Scocca, Hopkins biochemistry professor

    John Joseph Scocca, Hopkins biochemistry professor
    John Joseph Scocca, a retired Johns Hopkins biochemistry professor recalled for his keen critical eye, died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease May 10 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 72 and lived in Aberdeen. Born in South Philadelphia,...
  • Nathaniel M. Pigman Jr., statistician

    Nathaniel M. Pigman Jr., a retired statistician and teacher, died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and congestive heart failure Oct. 15 at the Gilchrist Hospice Care in Columbia. He was 92 and had lived in Columbia and Edgewater. Born in...
  • Dr. Solbert Permutt, physiologist

    Dr. Solbert Permutt, physiologist
    Dr. Solbert "Sol" Permutt, a retired physiologist and teacher who helped expand the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine's division of pulmonary and critical care medicine, died of esophageal cancer May 23 at Roland Park Place. The longtime Mount...
  • Jo N. Booze

    Jo N. Booze, a retired private school educator who later worked for Episcopal Social Ministries, died June 13 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Broadmead retirement community resident was 79. The...
  • Jo N. Booze, educator

    Jo N. Booze, educator
    Jo N. Booze, a retired private school educator who later worked for Episcopal Social Ministries, died June 13 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Broadmead retirement community resident was 79. The...
  • Anne Arundel teacher retires after 44 years

    Anne Arundel teacher retires after 44 years
    Linda Flaherty has been teaching at Mayo Elementary School in Edgewater for so long that she says her first students are now approaching their mid-50s. She was hired out of college in 1967, when Lyndon B. Johnson was president and the first Super Bowl was...
  • Clarence B. "Curly" Garrett

    Clarence B. "Curly" Garrett
    Clarence B. "Curly" Garrett, a retired Baltimore Sun news photographer whose career spanned nearly four decades, died Saturday of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Homewood at Plum Creek, a Hanover, Pa., retirement community. The former Ellicott...
  • Hazel E. Melchior, registered nurse, dies

    Hazel E. Melchior, a retired registered nurse and avid reader, died Aug. 18 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 88. The daughter of a postal worker and a homemaker, the former Hazel E. Bready was born...
  • Medical-religious partnerships can address health needs of an aging society

    In my July 7 column, "Sharing learning opportunities has come full circle," I mentioned that I couldn't fit into that column all the information I had learned at the Maryland Gerontological Association's spring conference. One of the topics I didn't...
  • Helen H. Fingles, apartment manager, dies

    Helen H. Fingles, apartment manager, dies
    Helen H. Fingles, former assistant manager of a University Parkway apartment building, died Aug. 14 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at her Ocean City home. The Mercy Ridge Retirement Community resident was 81. The daughter of a construction...